Winter is an Etching image from flickr.com/photos/jenny-pics/5086361685/

Out of the 600 carotenoid pigments in nature

Preparing Vegetable Stock image from flickr.com/photos/lollyknit/3093834414/

Fifty are in our diet about 20 in our bloodstream

The Eye image from flickr.com/photos/rasec/3470438271/

Only 2 pigments enter the eye
lutein and zeaxanthin

Eye image from flickr.com/photos/75929846@N00/6178788734/

Antioxidant, blocking blue light, anti-inflammatory

Baby Spinach image from flickr.com/photos/goofygouda/4670222381/

Lutein:
-Leafy greens and herbs rich sources
-Cooked spinach 12 mg/100 g
-Can covert to meso-zeaxanthin

Orange Pepper image from flickr.com/photos/flossyflotsam/5841479481/

Zeaxanthin:
-Cooked scallions and orange peppers top sources
-Eggs and corn products good sources

Yummy Asparagus image from flickr.com/photos/gorgeoux/2514188142/

Better bioavailability with butter

Homerun Swing image from flickr.com/photos/tonybaldasaro/4802928390/

Aim for 6 mg Lutein/Zeaxanthin a day

EYE image from www.flickr.com/photos/capsicina/138453104/

Increased lutein decreases the risk for incurable Age-related Macular Degeneration

Nat in the Autumn image from www.flickr.com/photos/orangeacid/3027792757/

Eat leafy greens

to see the leaves in the trees.
Eat leafy greens
to see the one you want to squeeze.

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